Phyllis Marie Caines, 83, of Granby, passed away
on Monday December 2, 2013 at Crouse Hospital,
Syracuse, after a sudden illness. Born in Phoenix,
NY, to her late parents, Marion Ruth (Barse) and
William John Renfrew on November 10, 1930. She
was a graduate of Phoenix High School, class of 1948,
and continued her education to learn accounting.
Phyllis was a bookkeeper and income tax preparer,
self employed for many years. She was predeceased
by her husband, Ernest G. Caines on July 6, 2000; a
brother, William H. Renfrew on Dec. 17, 1986; a sister,
Shirley J. Mohat on Oct. 21, 2012.
Surviving are her four brothers and their wives, Robert
and Pat Renfrew, Neal and Betty Renfrew, Gordon and
Anna Renfrew, and Ernest and Debbie Renfrew; a sister-
in-law, Phyllis Renfrew; several nieces, nephews, and
There are no services.
Contributions in Phyllis’s memory may be made to: CNY
SPCA, 5878 East Molloy Rd., Syracuse, NY 13221
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY
has charge of arrangements.